crime

Burglaries on the rise in Lincoln

Lincoln Police Department is providing extra patrol around the city in response to an increase in burglaries in Sun City Lincoln Hills, Lincoln Crossing, the west side of Lincoln, ...

Ex-member’s view of life in the gang

Editor’s note: The 17-year-old’s identity is not being revealed because of possible retaliation. Like many other Lincoln High School students, John Doe likes sports, especial ...

Gang activity on the rise

While the number of gang members has not grown since last year, the crimes committed by members have become more violent. That’s what the top two officers in the Lincoln Police ...

Child porn charges dog local men

Five men indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday include a Roseville man and a Lincoln man investigated by the FBI, according to U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner. Robert Curtis ...

Gag motion halts Galleria arson report

The long-awaited report that would have detailed the highly-criticized emergency response to a Galleria arson fire is staying closeted, the City of Roseville announced Tuesday. In ...

Three arrested for attempted murder

Three men have been arrested for attempted murder, following the stabbing and beating of a fourth man at a Roseville convenience store. Ricardo Dearcos, 31, of Lincoln, Robert Ant ...

We’re happy for the dull police logs

Our police logs are usually mild. There are the usual driving while under the influence, graffiti and suspicion of outstanding misdemeanor warrant entries. But nothing big usually ...

News Messenger burglarized

The need for vigilance was highlighted again when a burglar entered an unlocked door at the offices of the Lincoln News Messenger and stole about $300 Thursday night. The incident ...

Stabbing victim taken off life support

A 21-year-old Lincoln man died when he was declared brain dead and taken off life support Aug. 20 after being stabbed with a screwdriver Aug. 15, according to family members. Duan ...

2008 Retrospect

Editor's Note: With a new year beginning, we’re presenting a glimpse of Lincoln's top stories of 2008. And looking ahead, the Highway 65 bypass story and City Hall’s efforts ...

Police Log

Police log Mario Vizcarra Osuna, 18, of Lincoln was arrested Dec. 11 at the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Boulevard by Roseville police on suspicion of petty theft. Bail was set a ...

PAL a major player in fight against crime

Bridging the gap between Lincoln’s youth and police officers since 1997, the Lincoln Police Activities League (PAL) has helped bring down juvenile crime and keep it low. “We s ...

Carjacking sparks rumors, concerns

An attempted carjacking on the 1700 block of Sixth Street downtown at 4:50 a.m. Nov. 10 has sparked rumors and fear among neighbors last week and this week. As she prepared to l ...

Police log

Burglary/vandalism over $400 – Damage to property and appliances stolen was reported Aug. 1 at the 900 block of Arrow Court. Petty theft – A lawn mower was reported stolen Aug ...

Two men stabbed in Lincoln

Two men were stabbed late Sunday night in the area of East Avenue in Lincoln. The victims, both 24, were treated and transported to Sutter Roseville Hospital, where they are in st ...